WKAR’s Brant Wells Named Chair of Digital Media Advisory Board

East Lansing, MI; February 11, 2022 – WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University announces the election of Brant Wells, Senior Director of Television Production and Operations, as Chair of PBS’s Digital Media Advisory Committee (DMAC).

DMAC members act as station advocates and work with PBS Digital to ensure station needs are met and priorities are addressed when PBS Digital provides products and services to the system.

“DMAC is at the forefront of digital strategy and product development for all PBS stations nationwide,” Wells said. “The work is vital for us to deliver exceptional content to our communities in an ever-changing media landscape. The work done on the board will not only help WKAR serve the Capital Region, but all stations and their communities.

DMAC members are actively involved in soliciting and sharing station feedback and helping to raise general awareness within the system. Feedback and outreach activities include attending PBS Digital professional development events; provide feedback on draft communications; actively participate in the PBS digital station blog and participate in other mentoring activities involving stations.

For more information on WKAR’s stations, visit wkar.org/station-news/.

About WKAR Public Media
WKAR Public Media is the Michigan Capital Region’s source for award-winning original television and radio, and the best of PBS and NPR. WKAR is part of the Michigan State University College of Communication Arts & Sciences and includes WKAR TV, WKAR Radio, wkar.org, WKAR Radio Reading Service, WKAR Family, and WKAR Ready to Learn.